Veggie Gardeners, Gardening with Love, The Flower Show

Smaller containers appeal to veggie gardeners who don’t have lots of space Washington Post Container gardening is growing smaller. Suppliers are downsizing this season with easier-to-use trough planters, raised beds, pots or bags. It’s an effective way to produce edibles or blooms in tight spaces. One of the leaders in this less-is-better … Master Gardener […] Read more »

Building a Garden with Deer Resistant Plants

photo credit: Andrew Stawarz Here is a very nice article around building a garden with deer resistant plants. It is from About.com. The rest of the article is here. Landscapers typically select drought-resistant plants when designing rock gardens. But in regions where deer control is an issue, your rock garden plants should also be deer-resistant. […] Read more »

Drastic Deer Damage Requires Drastic Deer Reduction – From NY Times

photo credit: stro11er Land managers are aware of the catastrophic impact of super-abundant deer on tree regeneration and the loss of biodiversity in the metropolitan New York region’s herbaceous forest wildflowers. Now another phenomenon, the loss of the woody shrub layer, has reached a critical stage across most of the region (outside the New Jersey […] Read more »